Early Childhood & Parents as Teachers
Ritenour’s School for Early Childhood Education offers full-day and half-day classes for children ages 3 to 5. The School for Early Childhood Education is located at 3580 Woodson Road. The school’s programs prepare children for kindergarten with a hands-on approach to learning. The school is state licensed and nationally certified by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Classes are taught by certified teachers, and the school offers before and after care. Tuition is affordable, and the school accepts Division of Family Services funds. Call (314) 493-6240 for information or to enroll.
Parents as TeachersRitenour School District offers the award-winning Parents as Teachers program free of charge. PAT helps parents know what to expect at each stage of their child’s development, teaches parents to be good observers, and provides fun and educational ways for parents to play with their child. PAT also offers free developmental screenings and activities for parents and children to do together. Anyone can participate in PAT, and services are available for parents beginning at pregnancy until the child enters kindergarten. Call (314) 493-6240 for more information or to enroll.